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The Old Poets' Corner Restaurant

) #4 of 5 Restaurants in Ashover ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
+44 1246 590888
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“the pub” (42 reviews)
“great beer” (14 reviews)
“poets” (33 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
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Reviews (235)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a little gem of a pub!! Excellent food excellent beer a great atmosphere with welcoming and genuine staff. The Ashover Font is absolutely gorgeous!! We also stayed in the accommodation and it is just what you need when taking a dog. Highly recommend this...More

Thank andyhodgkinson1
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The poets is one my favourite place to go great atmosphere and great beer and cider ! But got to say it's , let me down not once but twice went last Saturday with friend after raving about the place ! And ended up waiting...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed Fish 'n' Chips, Chilli and Veg Crumble. Limited but good and value for money wines. Excellent beers. Great atmosphere.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great pub and restaurant. Good ales and sampled the bar food at lunch which was excellent and the pies one evening. Manager and staff very friendly. Oakham ales Citra was liquid gold. I also tried Local pint of Zoo. Dog friendly pub.

Thank 956richard
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went on a Sunday expecting a roast dinner to be available but it was curry night. We like curry so not a problem. The food was ok but not brilliant. The naan portion was very small. Wouldn't eat there again but beer is good, made...More

Thank spodski
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Where do I start? I write this sitting at the bar eating the perfect fish and chips served by the most happy and friendly staff drinking superb real ale brewed on site listening to live blues music and chatting to friendly locals. Heaven has a...More

Thank Mikedg
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We went to The Old Poets last night for a works leaving do. A lot of wonderful beer and a lovely buffet was consumed. Lovely busy staff who coped admirably and a lovely award winning pub. Totally recommended.

Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a rented cottage close by and wanted somewhere to eat that was also dog friendly. The cottage owner recommended this place and he wasn't wrong..... Excellent food, friendly staff and not too busy. They also do a pub quiz on a Wednesday...More

1  Thank Phillid1
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Group booking - made nearly two years ago - what a disappointment. This was a special occasion for two 50th birthdays and to be honest it was so bad that we didn't hang around after the meal. Good initial impression upon arrival and drinks in...More

7  Thank The_Simnetts
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Diabolical - we had a meal for approx 30 people on New Years Day booked for around a year. The special celebration was a friends 50th Birthday, we were staying in an amazing house near by over the New Year & had heard great reviews...More

4  Thank pollyb33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Butts Road, Ashover, Chesterfield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Chesterfield  >  Ashover
  • Phone Number: +44 1246 590888
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